Definition of adulteress in English:


Line breaks: adul|ter¦ess
Pronunciation: /əˈdʌltərɪs


  • A female adulterer.
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    • ‘Strike the adulteress and the adulterer one hundred times’ may seem harsh but it is certainly not sexist.
    • Here was a wife who'd committed adultery, was an adulteress.
    • As Walter Matthau once noted, among her roles were ‘five gun molls, two burlesque queens, half a dozen adulteresses, and twice as many murderesses and when she was bad, she was terrific.’

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